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Shopping and crafts today

Sunday, December 07, 2014      4 comments

Doing my best to be productive today. Wrote out my menus for the week then did the grocery shopping for most of the week. Despite being as efficient as I could be that managed to take most of the morning. The rest was spent making pinwheels. My ... Read more

Moving beyond the challenge

Tuesday, November 25, 2014      3 comments

Okay, it's been a long time since I was on SP without being in a challenge or waiting for the next one to start. But I've struggled through the last couple rounds so it seems like a good time to take a break and venture on my own. The rece... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts NSV...okay I'll take it

Sunday, October 19, 2014      59 comments

NSV...non-scale victories my not be as satisfying as seeing that number on the scale go down but I think it's important to pay attention nonetheless. I've been on a real plateau lately and would find myself in the dumps but my clothes ARE f... Read more

Welcome Fall

Sunday, October 12, 2014      5 comments

Well its a blustery fall day here on the front range. A good day to catch-up on inside chores. some paperwork followed by some studio time. Changing seasons always... Read more

Mrs. Crabby-pants has left the building

Thursday, September 25, 2014      3 comments

Well, I'm happy to report that Mrs. Crabby-pants has indeed left the building...her replacement, Mrs. Woe-is-me is a little better. emoticonRead more

Hello Mrs. Crabby-pants

Sunday, September 14, 2014      6 comments

Yup, Mrs. Crabby-pants, that's me today. Not sure what's going on but I'm really not a pleasant person today. And I REALLY don't want to be this way...but there you go. Didn't sleep well last night, so I'm going to blame that, mainly b... Read more

Life is too short...

Sunday, September 07, 2014      3 comments

Life is too short to be serious all the time. I''m the kind of girl who loves to be silly. I'm surrounded by friends in my neighborhood who love to dance under the stars...despite the fact that we're all grown-ups with serious jobs, family probl... Read more

Fall is upon us...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014      2 comments

Well, this is it. Classes start next week, and I'm back at school fulltime this week so fall is really upon us...well, me at any rate. It's been a very crazy summer and ... Read more

Home again Home again

Thursday, August 07, 2014      3 comments

Nebraska...Washington DC...New York...and home to Colorado! Whew. I'm so glad to be home, especially knowing i won't on the road again for the foreseeable future! Although the ... Read more

End of July...really?

Sunday, July 27, 2014      2 comments

Had to pinch myself today when I realized July is nearly over! EEK! The summer has been so crazy. From rural Nebraska to cosmopolitan Washington DC...it's been a time of contrast but these experiences have given much food fo thought. ... Read more

Making it work...kinda

Thursday, June 26, 2014      2 comments

Well here I am in the middle of the cornfields...wrapping up my second and final week of the residency at Homestead National Monument Park. This is a truly beautiful place and I highly recommend a visit if you're ever in eastern Nebraska. I've l... Read more

Stumble on the baby steps

Wednesday, June 11, 2014      3 comments

Figured it had been awhile since the last blog so I should get caught up. In reading that blog I realize that I'm taken quite a stumble in my baby steps. Things have been in upheaval, but that's not an excuse...just the facts. I headed sout... Read more

Baby steps

Sunday, May 25, 2014      3 comments

Yes, today I took a baby step. It's been a lONg time since I've take any kind of step the right direction. We went out for breakfast (rode bikes to the restaurant) and made a pretty good choice. Then when lunch rolled around I had my regular bre... Read more

It's a busy time

Tuesday, May 20, 2014      5 comments

Yup nothing new here. And nothing unique. It's a busy time of year for us all and I'm not using this as an excuse. Just sayin' emoticonRead more

Time for an update.

Thursday, May 15, 2014      6 comments

Have to say I was thrilled to get on the scale this week and FINALLY see it inching downwards. Not going to go crazy with the celebration though, 'cause this hasn't come easily.... Read more


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